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Contemporary Fiction

New fiction from the magazine, the annual fiction contest, and the weekly publication of Web-exclusive fiction
A boat at sea
It Comes with the Territory

After his father dies, a fearless 14-year-old resolves to prove his worth as a fisherman — no matter the cost. New fiction by John Gifford.... More

A direct top view of a row of regular school lockers in a corridor dramatically lit by a single spotlight
After Everything

A teacher struggles with survivor guilt after a high school shooting. New fiction by Marisa Urgo.... More

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